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Occupational Therapist

Billingham Grange Independent Hospital, High Grange Avenue, Billingham, Cleveland, TS23 3TY

  • Pay: £19,950.00 per annum
  • Hours: 30.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 21st July 2021
  • Expires: 19th August 2021

Billingham Grange provides treatment and care for individuals experiencing enduring mental health illness and behaviour that may challenge. It is a 50-bedded Independent Hospital with three age and gender-specific wards.  Our admission criteria is for working- age adults with enduring and progressive mental disorder, acquired brain injury, cognitive impairment, complex and challenging behaviour and forensic step-down.

The Billingham Grange provides treatment and care under the provision of the Mental Health Act, DoLS, or as an Informal Patient. Treatment and care pathways are formulated, delivered and reviewed by a highly skilled Multi-disciplinary Team.

The successful applicant will work alongside a Senior Occupational Therapist based at Billingham Grange and be responsible for a designated caseload of Patients.

The Hospital currently has a CQC rating of ‘Outstanding’.

As an Occupational Therapist (OT) at a Barchester independent mental health hospital, you’ll establish and develop our therapy services to help us deliver the all-round care and quality support our patients deserve. You’ll be focused on improving our patients’ quality of life through clinical-related occupational therapy intervention guided by the patients’ specific needs and ambitions. We’ll look to you to develop and implement treatment programmes with a multi-disciplinary team, and regularly monitor and evaluate the OT service. You’ll lead by example to inspire and motivate the Occupational Therapy Assistants in your team, making sure they follow agreed policies and procedures, in particular within the Mental Health Act 1983 and Mental Capacity Act 2005. As an Occupational Therapist at Barchester, you’ll have the chance to create a safe and supportive environment where our patients can get the best possible outcomes.

To join us in this role, you’ll be an ambitious Occupational Therapist with a degree in
Occupational Therapy, and ideally, experience in the mental health environment. We’ll look for excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively control budgets, utilise resources and provide statistical returns on the service as requested. A dedicated and experienced individual, you’ll be passionate about helping our patients get the most out of life.

As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

If you’d like to use your clinical and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.


Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.


About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.


Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.